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UPDATE: LPD identify body found in ditch

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Posted at 3:51 PM, May 07, 2022

Lafayette Police have identified a body found in a ditch on Saturday morning.

The body of 37-year old Vinh Lee was found in a drainage ditch in the 200 block of Timothy Drive, police say.

It was reported at about 10:15 a.m. Saturday; police say the man was face down in some water, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death is still unknown, pending autopsy results this week. The investigation is ongoing, police say.

If you have any information about the case, you can call the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.